http://www.rssboard.org/rss-specification 720 XTF Search Results (subject=African American inventors -- Ohio -- Cleveland.;subject-join=exact;smode=simple;brand=default) http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/search?subject%3DAfrican%20American%20inventors%20--%20Ohio%20--%20Cleveland.;subject-join%3Dexact;smode%3Dsimple;brand%3Ddefault Results for your query: subject=African American inventors -- Ohio -- Cleveland.;subject-join=exact;smode=simple;brand=default Mon, 24 Sep 2018 12:00:00 GMT Garrett A. Morgan Papers. Morgan, Garrett A. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS3534.xml Garrett A. Morgan (1877-1963) was an entrepreneur and inventor whose inventions included the electric traffic signal and the gas mask. Morgan moved to Cleveland, Ohio, in 1895 and opened his own sewing machine sales and repair shop in 1907. He received a patent on his gas mask in 1912 and formed the National Safety Device Co. to manufacture and market it. He also established the G.A. Morgan Hair Refining Co., The Cleveland Call and Post, and the Wakeman Country Club for African Americans. The collection consists of correspondence, legal and business papers, drawings of the traffic signal, a hair straightening device and an automatic cooker, maps, blueprints and floorplans of Morgan's properties, biographical sketches, newspaper clippings, and material relating to Morgan's role in the waterworks crib explosion, the G.A. Morgan Hair Refining Co., the National Safety Device Co., and the Wakeman Country Club. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS3534.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Garrett A. Morgan papers, 1894-1970. Morgan, Garrett A., 1877-1963, G.A. Morgan Hair Refining Company (Cleveland, Ohio), National Safety Device Company (Cleveland, Ohio), Wakeman Country Club (Wakeman, Ohio) http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc192960323571608.mrc http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=marc/skclmarc192960323571608.mrc Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Garrett A. Morgan Scrapbook. Morgan, Garrett A. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5201.xml Garrett A. Morgan (1877-1963) was an African American entrepreneur and inventor whose inventions included an electric traffic signal and gas mask. Morgan moved to Cleveland, Ohio, in 1895 and opened his own sewing machine sales and repair shop in 1907. He received a patent on his gas mask in 1912 and formed the National Safety Device Company to manufacture and market it. He also established the G.A. Morgan Hair Refining Company, The Cleveland Call and Post, and the Wakeman Country Club for African Americans. The collection consists of a scrapbook that contains mostly newspaper articles and clippings, but also includes letters detailing the success of his products, magazine clippings, pamphlets, photocopied autobiography samples, photographs, product order requests, and a subscription and induction notice to the National Geographic Society. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/MS5201.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT